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VIDEO: Local products Blake Griffin, Xavier Henry star on opening night in L.A.

by Trent Shadid Modified: October 30, 2013 at 10:05 am •  Published: October 30, 2013
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The NBA season got underway with three games on Tuesday night and two former Oklahoma City products shined as the Clippers and Lakers squared off in Los Angeles.

Former Putnam City star Xavier Henry put together one of his best performances as a pro, leading the Lakers to a surprising 116-103 win.

Henry led all scorers with 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting, including this impressive throw down:

The former lottery pick, now in his fourth NBA season, also had six rebounds in his 26 minutes off the bench.

Former Oklahoma Christian School and OU standout Blake Griffin starred for the Clippers, scoring a team-high 19 .

Griffin hooked up with Jamal Crawford and slammed home Lob City’s first alley-oop of the season:


by Trent Shadid
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Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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